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GLIN==> Ask a Scientist: Did a Comet Crack the Earth?



                              MN SEA GRANT
                              NEWS RELEASE
2/25/08
Contact: Marie Zhuikov, mzhuikov@umn.edu, (218) 726-7677

Ask a Scientist: Did a Comet Crack the Earth?

Vicki Hansen, a McKnight Presidential Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, suggested that an asteroid might have set Earth's crust in motion, which makes life possible. Join this University of Minnesota Duluth professor to explore the history and future of such cosmic bullseyes.

The discussions, hosted by Minnesota Sea Grant, will take place on:

Tuesday, March 4, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Blue Water Café
20 W. Wisconsin St., Grand Marais, Minn.

Wednesday, March 5, 7 to 8 p.m.
Amazing Grace Bakery and Café
394 S. Lake Ave., Canal Park, Duluth, Minn.

To learn more about the free "Ask a Scientist" discussions, visit www.seagrant.umn.edu/news/aas. "Ask a Scientist" is inspired by the internationally successful Café Scientifique and backed by Nova ScienceNOW.

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